“Whoever sheds human blood,
    by humans shall their blood be shed;(A)
for in the image of God(B)
    has God made mankind.

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14 But if anyone schemes and kills someone deliberately,(A) that person is to be taken from my altar and put to death.(B)

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17 “‘Anyone who takes the life of a human being is to be put to death.(A)

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19 The avenger of blood(A) shall put the murderer to death; when the avenger comes upon the murderer, the avenger shall put the murderer to death.(B)

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21 or if out of enmity one person hits another with their fist so that the other dies, that person is to be put to death;(A) that person is a murderer. The avenger of blood(B) shall put the murderer to death when they meet.

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27 and the avenger of blood finds them outside the city, the avenger of blood may kill the accused without being guilty of murder.

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33 “‘Do not pollute the land where you are. Bloodshed pollutes the land,(A) and atonement cannot be made for the land on which blood has been shed, except by the blood of the one who shed it.

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32 The Lord will repay(A) him for the blood he shed,(B) because without my father David knowing it he attacked two men and killed them with the sword. Both of them—Abner son of Ner, commander of Israel’s army, and Amasa(C) son of Jether, commander of Judah’s army—were better(D) men and more upright than he.

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16 So they seized her as she reached the place where the horses enter(A) the palace grounds, and there she was put to death.(B)

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